Pregnancy can be tough on your skin.
Loose skin is a normal experience after pregnancy. During pregnancy, the skin stretches to accommodate a growing bump.
As a result, many women find that the skin around their stomach is loose after giving birth.
How quickly and completely overstretched skin regains tone and elasticity is largely up to genetics and age.
Here are 4 TIPS how to take care of belly skin during and after pregnancy:
Firstly, anything you can do to improve and strengthen the integrity of the connective tissue will help the skin recover tone and elasticity.
Core strength exercises, such as Pilates, yoga can help tighten and tone muscles in the stomach, which may help improve the appearance of loose skin. Cardio exercise, such as walking, running, cycling, or aerobics, may help with toning muscles.
Secondly, a healthy lifestyle and diet may help minimize the risk of gaining excess weight too quickly during pregnancy and can help reduce the likelihood of loose skin after pregnancy.
A balanced diet rich in
- and fats will help build muscle and boost collagen, which is an essential protein for healthy, firm skin
Thirdly, skin firming oils and creams- you can also increase skin tone by working from the outside in. The best way to do this is to apply a skin-firming product like Mustela’s Body Firming Gel or BioOil. The natural ingredients in these products work together to supercharge rejuvenation and recovery.
Lastly, if you still have lax skin on the abdomen, it’s possible to treat it with radiofrequency (RF).
Radio Frequency produces energy that heats areas of collagen in the skin, causing it to tighten. Over time, the body may also form new collagen, increasing the tightening effects.
We can combine Radio Frequency with Bio stimulating Laser which is a low energy and a therapeutic laser.
It aim to stimulate recovery process that lead to cell and tissue remodelling.
But for any treatments and in salon procedures you will have wait until you stop breast feeding.
Your Skin Expert,